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A call for cheaper energy costs

Hastings County Council has heard a detailed report on just what Eastern Ontario wants in Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan. Intern Maddison Ellis addressed Hastings County council on the report of the...

 
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County ensuring farmers have access to potable water

Quinte News has learned that Prince Edward County is in the process of ensuring local farmers have access to bulk potable water to give their livestock after municipal restrictions cut...

 
 
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Plowing Match celebrates 28 years

The annual Hastings County Plowing Match and Farm Show rang in 28 years Wednesday and for the first time ever the two-day event plowed its way north of Highway 7. The...

 
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County water restrictions cause hardships for farmers

A group of Prince Edward County farmers are frustrated with municipal restrictions preventing them from taking bulk water out of Roblin Lake in Ameliasburgh to give to their livestock. Water conservation...

 
 
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West Nile virus warning

The health unit that serves Northumberland County is urging local residents to fight off mosquito bites now that West Nile virus has been detected within the health unit’s region. The Haliburton,...

 
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Burn bans relax across Quinte

It looks like this past weekend’s rainfal has improved conditions enough, that local fire departments are loosening burn ban restrictions. In Prince Edward County you can burn in barrels or camp...

 
 
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Not enough rain; low water condition continues

The Quinte area got a good soaking over the past five days however it wasn’t enough to bring Quinte Conservation watersheds out of a Level 3 Low Water Condition. A Level...

 
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Tips and tricks for taking care of your lawn and garden...

TORONTO, ONT. (August, 2016) – Many Canadians know the weather in Canada can change quickly, and while most of the country is still experiencing hot summer heat, it’s important to...

 
 
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Still time to get in on Ontario’s Spend More Time in...

The Ontario government and Ontario Parks are challenging people across the province to spend more time in nature and develop new healthy habits. Inspired by the David Suzuki Foundation’s 30×30...

 
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Environment and Climate Change Town Hall with MP Neil Ellis

Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis is hosting an open discussion about Climate change. This is an open and non-partisan event that anyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. It is...

 
 

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